~*~*~ BLOG TOUR & REVIEW ~*~*~ Love Rekindled by Michelle Lynn

 

 
Love Rekindled (Love Surfaced Series, Book 2) 
 
SYNOPSIS:
Taylor Delaney is the love of my life.
She’s also the one I’ve hurt the most.
Two years ago, I made a disastrous mistake.
One I’m not sure I can make amends from.
But I have to try, because I’m nothing without her.
Brad Ashby’s here, in my hometown, asking for a second chance.
All those unresolved feelings for him have resurfaced.
Not that they ever went away.
I know I should run him out of the town, but I can’t.
He needs to know that I wasn’t the only one who was deceived.
Even if we gave our relationship another try, how can we rebuild what’s been destroyed? If
we weren’t strong enough then, what makes us strong enough now?
** CAN BE READ AS A STANDALONE. **
 
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Excerpt:
 
I’m a cheater. There. I said it. Two years ago, I fell into a hole, and as fast as my fingers clawed to escape, the dirt continued to pile on me. I’m not saying it’s an excuse. I’m not even saying she should forgive me. Although, I hope she does. But I can’t live without her anymore. I tried. I found a girl and proposed to her, while imagining the delicate finger I slid the ring on belonged to someone else. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t go through with marrying anyone but her. For sure, I never thought I’d say this, but I’m nothing without her. She brings out the good in me. That’s why I’m here, in some small-ass town, to grovel my way back into her heart.


She’s different now, and I’m not referring to the disappearance of her bleached blonde hair back to her natural brown. I loved her as a blonde, but the dark suits her better. I wouldn’t care if she had rainbow-colored hair. I’m not sitting outside the hospital where she works, watching her walk to her car like some stalker, because she’s gorgeous. I’m here because of her heart and kindness. That’s what I’m fighting to get back. The package it comes in is just an added bonus.


Her ponytail swings back and forth as she laughs with what I hope is a co-worker, unless she’s turned lesbian in the last two years. She waves good-bye to the girl and throws her purse into the passenger seat of her Jetta. The car has a little more rust than it did back in the day, but it’s held up well. Still, it’s old and she deserves something newer. 


She pulls out of her parking space, and my heart constricts as I watch her drive away from me again. I should duck down so she doesn’t see me, but my eyes won’t veer from her. The beat-up Jetta passes and my stomach clenches. My hand itches to yank the car handle open. My feet beg to disobey and run to her. I don’t have to, because she slams on the breaks and her eyes are locked on mine. Hope pours from mine while hers fume with anger.


Review 
It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Michelle Lynn. And while I’ve loved all of her books, she has truly outdone herself with Love Rekindled. I expected a second chance love story, but this book was just so much more.

When his life didn’t go as planned, Brad Ashby made a series of mistakes that set his life on a downward spiral, and brought those closest to him down in the process. Two years later, he’s getting his life back on track and is slowly gaining back the trust of those that he hurt. Only one person remains – Taylor Delaney. Brad knows that Taylor probably won’t, and shouldn’t, forgive him for what he did to her, but he knows he won’t be able to truly move forward with his life until he tries.

Taylor Delaney has not had an easy life, but nothing has ever hurt as much as what Brad did to her two years ago. She has moved on with her life, but has never been able to get over Brad. Even after everything he did to her, she still loves him. But when he shows back up in her life, she realizes that no matter how much she still loves him, her lack of trust in him overshadows everything else, including the chemistry between the two of them that never went away.

Brad will do whatever it takes to earn Taylor’s trust and win her back, but he knows that it won’t be easy. It seems that every time he tries to move forward, his past comes back to haunt him. With Taylor by his side, he has the support that he needs, but can he overcome his self-doubt and lack of faith in himself to move forward? And can Taylor learn to let go of the past to move forward with Brad? Can she trust him again?

Love Rekindled is so much more than a second chance love story. It is truly Brad’s second chance at life. It is a story of love, forgiveness, hope, of letting go of the past and moving forward. I cannot recommend this book highly enough. 5 well-deserved stars.


 

 
 
 
 
Love Surfaced (Love Surfaced Series, Book 1)


Synopsis:
 
The equations are simple.
Piper Ashby + Brad Ashby = Twin Siblings
Brad Ashby + Tanner McCain = Best Friends
Piper Ashby + Tanner McCain = Off limits
Tanner and I abided by the rules. We stayed on our
designated sides of the relationship circle.
Ignoring swarming butterflies.
Brushing off skipped heartbeats.
Settling on lingering stares.
Here’s
the secret … a hand extended over that invisible line once, exponentially
changing the equation. I was convinced we could make our relationship work
until Tanner broke the trust he embedded in me from the age of seven.


One
deceit of mega proportions and the relationship we built for that short month
vanished. I swore never to speak to him again and it’s worked. Until now—two
years later, when my brother’s wedding places me face-to-face with the best
man—Tanner McCain.
Leaving
one equation to be solved. Can love surface twice?


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AUTHOR BIO:
 
USA Today Bestselling author, Michelle Lynn moved around the Midwest most of her life, transferring
from school to school before settling down in the outskirts of Chicago ten
years ago, where she now resides with her husband and two kids.  She developed a love of reading at a young
age, which helped lay the foundation for her passion to write.   With the encouragement of her family, she
finally sat down and wrote one of the many stories that have been floating
around in her head. When she isn’t reading or writing, she can be found playing
with her kids, talking to her mom on the phone, or hanging out with her family
and friends.  But after chasing around
twin preschoolers all day, she always cherishes her relaxation time after
putting the kids to bed.
 
MEDIA LINKS:
Twitter: @michellelynnbks
 
 

 

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~*~*~ BLOG TOUR & REVIEW ~*~*~Miles Away by Addison Kline





Title: Miles Away
Author: Addison Kline
Genre: Mystery/Suspense 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The mafia couldn’t kill him. 
Prison couldn’t break him. 
Going home threatens to do both. 
 
Miles Capadonno has made some mistakes. Once part of the Capadonno crime family, he took the fall for another member of the crime family who once tried to kill him. At age 17, they put a contract out on Miles’ head for neglecting to complete a job. It was a matter of priority. Miles went to his dying mother’s side instead of picking up stolen merchandise from the ship yard. When you’re in with the Capadonno’s, whether you’re blood or sworn in, when they say jump you jump, when they say kill you kill. Ignoring an order is an offense of the highest degree. When they couldn’t kill him, they let Miles take the fall for another Capadonno family member. Now 15 years later, Miles is being released. He is ready to put his past behind him. There’s only one problem. There is still a contract on Miles’ head. This time, Miles is man enough to collect on owed debts, and he will not back down from the family that stabbed him in the back. 
 
Leticia “Letty” Alves is a saucy Latina and Miles’ old high school girlfriend. She was only 16 when Miles was arrested, but she hasn’t stopped wondering about the boy who charmed her all those years ago. Now working as a nurse for a home health agency, Letty’s priorities are to take care of herself and her 18 month old son, Gabriel. But when Miles walks back into her life everything changes, and suddenly, the family that she had avoided all her life, is now breathing down her neck looking for Miles. Letty is no damsel in distress, though. She’s a fighter, and she never backs down from a challenge. 
 
Sparks fly when Miles and Letty reunite. Can they put their differences aside to become one again? Can Miles set down his pride and accept the help and love that Letty can provide? Will Letty get over her resentment over being left so long ago when Miles was arrested? Only readers know for sure. 
 



Welcome to Carrion, New Jersey, where the Capadonno’s call the shots. Miles was away for so long, but now the prodigal son has returned. One thing is for sure, the family business isn’t ready for a bastard like him.



 
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Addison Kline is an award winning, best selling novelist who writes mystery,



psychological thrillers and romantic suspense novels. She lives in


Pennsylvania with her husband, their sons and two rambunctious dogs.


Addison has had a love affair with the written word since before she


entered school. Her grandmother taught her the glory of taking an


adventure in the pages of a book. When Addison isn’t writing, you can

 

find her reading, going for an adventure with her sons, or traveling


with her family.


 
 
 
 


 
 

~*~*~ BLOG TOUR & REVIEW ~*~*~ JAX (Immortals of New Orleans, Book 7) by Kym Grosso

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Synopsis

Agrestis Wolves’ Alpha, Jax Chandler, is on a mission to exact retribution after being captured and tortured by an enigmatic adversary. When the sophisticated publishing mogul rescues a beautiful wolf, he recognizes the woman he’d once believed to be his mate. Captivated, he sets out to discover her secrets and teaches her to embrace submission. Continue reading

~*~*~ BLOG TOUR, REVIEW & GIVEAWAY ~*~*~ Seeing You by Michelle Lynn

 
RELEASE DATE – NOVEMBER 18th

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BLURB:
 
Todd’s my
next-door neighbor—an up-and-coming chef ready to make his mark on the world.
His dreams are bold and limitless, his drive even more so. 
He offers me
a favor, one that I can’t refuse … only there are strings attached.
 
Amelia’s my
next-door neighbor—a talented photographer waiting for her big break.
Her dreams
are authentic and intense, her art even more so. 
I made her
an offer and she accepted … but I asked for something in return.
 
Two favors
meant to make our dreams come true. Our careers were supposed to change, not
our friendship. Success was the ultimate goal … until we saw each other in a
different light.
 
 
 
 
 
EXCERPT:
 
“Yeah. I was thinking…since he’s definitely into you—”
Her head springs my way. “You think he’s into me?” she interrupts. Her eyes open wide in surprise.
Now, she’s perked up. 
“Yes.” 
A small smile creeps up the corners of her mouth, and she shakes her head in disbelief.
“I think he was just being a nice boss.” She focuses down and I wonder what’s going on in that head of hers. I sensed her low self-esteem a few times, but she usually smiles through it—at least in front of me.
“Trust me, Noodle. He’s interested.” 
She shrugs. 
“So, I was thinking that you could keep him distracted and get him to go out—at least, out of the kitchen.”
“What?” She stops, and hurt fills her eyes before confusion sets in. “You trying to whore me out or something?”
Shit. I should have led into that easier. Slower, for sure.
A deep chuckle pours out of me. “No.” I attempt to calm my humor down. “I’m not asking you to screw him. Just flirt a little. Keep him out of the kitchen. You might even like him.”
“Is this a stipulation of you getting me the job?” She crosses her arms over her chest and juts out her hip. 
She’s oddly cute when she’s mad and damn—those tits.
“No. I already got you the job. I was thinking this would be more of a thank-you gesture.” My shoulders lift. 
She inhales a deep breath. “How about just the ‘nightcap’?” She puts nightcap in air quotes.
“I’ll buy the nightcap. Just put yourself out there, and see if he bites.”
This might be getting worse instead of better.
“Seriously, Todd, you are demented.”
She shakes her head and steadily proceeds toward the subway.
I jog to catch up to her. “Hold up.” 
I grip her arm, but she yanks it out of my grasp. 
“I’m sorry. It’s just that I want to find investors for my own place. He’s always there, never letting me showcase any of my dishes. I’ve tried to go through the chain, asking him to let me create a special here or there, but he’s refused me every time.” I hold her vision with mine until the corners of her lips turn. “Forget I asked.” My shoulders deflate as I realize it was a dick move. I’ve officially lost it. My desperation is definitely clouding my judgment.
“Apology accepted.”
I stop. A warm feeling spurs in my stomach from her ability to forgive me so easily.
I follow her to the top of the subway stairs.
“I saw how he was looking at you in the kitchen, and I just thought it could be good for both of us.”
She giggles and shoves me. “So, you thought, ’yeah, I’ll whore Lia out’.”
“Actually, I thought, ‘I’ll whore Noodle out’.” 
Her hand reaches out to shove me again, but I grab ahold of it and pull her in to me. A strawberry scent floats from her hair. This is the first time I’ve hugged her, and from her limp arms, I’m thinking I’ve made another dumbass move by initiating contact.
She laughs into my sweatshirt and steps back. “You’re a rare duck, you know that?” She jogs down the subway steps.
“More like a lone duck,” I mumble behind her.

 

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It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Michelle Lynn and with Seeing You she has once again done what she does best: given us a completely swoon-worthy hero that you can’t help but love.

I liked Todd from the very beginning of this book. Our first experience with him is when he’s helping out his friend and neighbor Lia after she gets some bad news. We learn fairly quickly that they have a very close, unique relationship. Not only are they friends and neighbors, but Todd models for her as well. Lia is an aspiring photographer, and Todd is her #1 subject, much to the delight of her boss, Bette, and the rich housewives that frequent the art gallery that she works at.

Todd is a rising chef waiting on his big break and wants nothing more than to open his own restaurant. Todd feels that one of the main things holding him back from the exposure that he needs is his boss Davis’s control over the kitchen; Todd is never given the opportunity to showcase any of his own recipes. In order to get more of his own recipes served, he comes up with a plan to distract Davis and he just hopes Lia will go along with it. With Lia’s agreement, Todd’s plan is put into place, but as Davis and Lia start spending time together and start growing closer, Todd begins to question his plan. Watching them together causes him to realize that his feelings for Lia go beyond friendship, but a painful past causes Todd to question if he should act on it. He fears putting himself out there, only to be rejected. When the opportunity to show Lia that he wants more presents itself, will he put those fears aside? Or will he realize that he may already be too late?

Michelle did an amazing job of writing a tender, heartfelt story that keeps you drawn in from beginning to end. Seeing You is an amazing, tender read that you don’t want to miss out on.

 
 
 
 
 
AUTHOR BIO:
 
USA Today Bestselling author, Michelle Lynn moved
around the Midwest most of her life, transferring from school to school before
settling down in the outskirts of Chicago ten years ago, where she now resides
with her husband and two kids.  She
developed a love of reading at a young age, which helped lay the foundation for
her passion to write.   With the
encouragement of her family, she finally sat down and wrote one of the many
stories that have been floating around in her head. When she isn’t reading or
writing, she can be found playing with her kids, talking to her mom on the
phone, or hanging out with her family and friends.  But after chasing around twin preschoolers
all day, she always cherishes her relaxation time after putting the kids to
bed.
 
 
 
MEDIA LINKS:
 
Twitter: @michellelynnbks





 

 
 

~*~*~ BLOG TOUR & REVIEW ~*~*~ Something Precious by M. Clarke

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Synopsis

As Jax and Rachel start their lives together, finally engaged and living in Los Angeles, all seems right with the world until Chloe wants to enter their lives again. She wants to be closer to her son, Jace, and in order to keep the peace, Jax agrees. Unfortunately, trouble seems to be swirling in the air when Rachel’s high school crush enters their lives; meanwhile Chloe proclaims to be pregnant. Continue reading